The Little-Known Paradox Shotgun

The Paradox Shotgun gets its name from the unique paradoxical nature of its design. Developed in the late 19th century by British gunmaker Holland & Holland, the Paradox Shotgun was a hybrid between a shotgun and a rifled gun. This innovative design allowed the shooter to fire both shotshells and solid bullets accurately from the same barrel.

Despite its initial success and popularity among hunters and sportsmen, the Paradox Shotgun eventually fell out of favor as newer firearms with more specialized designs entered the market. Today, the Paradox Shotgun is considered a rare collector’s item, with only a few examples still in circulation.

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